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#815195 - 10th Aug 2013 5:41pm Shaftesbury Boys Club *****
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Not really a walk
Wouldn't mind a few old boys coming to jog my memory of it's layout
(last time I was there was about 57 years ago)

Anyone interested

Yesterday I went to the old Shaftesbury Boys club in Jackson St and saw workmen there and asked if I could have a look at the cellars there - they said ok then. Unfortunately I didn't have my camera or a torch (that was needed) and asked if I could come back another time with others from a local History site - us
They said come on this Monday morning as the owner would be there then and ask him.
Also asked a fellow in another part of the building for an explore
(The American Diner part and got an ok


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#815727 - 12th Aug 2013 2:00pm Re: Shaftesbury Boys Club [Re: derekdwc]
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nice catch-up with the gang this morning. enjoyed it. smile
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#815732 - 12th Aug 2013 2:43pm Re: Shaftesbury Boys Club [Re: derekdwc]
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Bummer - work had started there and while we were waiting for the owner to turn up(who did eventually and said not while they're working, but who did take my phone number just in case), we went into the diner/Titan gym part.
At least the girls got some exercise and a cup of tea.


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#815733 - 12th Aug 2013 2:46pm Re: Shaftesbury Boys Club [Re: derekdwc]
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menu for diner part


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#815747 - 12th Aug 2013 4:02pm Re: Shaftesbury Boys Club [Re: derekdwc]
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great photos Derek and it was a nice catch up smile
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#815795 - 12th Aug 2013 5:55pm Re: Shaftesbury Boys Club [Re: derekdwc]
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smile


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#815796 - 12th Aug 2013 5:59pm Re: Shaftesbury Boys Club [Re: derekdwc]
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Great pics smile
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#815798 - 12th Aug 2013 6:01pm Re: Shaftesbury Boys Club [Re: derekdwc]
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Great pics- the first one is brilliant!!!
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#815820 - 12th Aug 2013 7:05pm Re: Shaftesbury Boys Club [Re: derekdwc]
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thanks guys smile i also like this one and the last one looks like joe is a ghost haha


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#815825 - 12th Aug 2013 7:19pm Re: Shaftesbury Boys Club [Re: derekdwc]
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Wow- that is strange. I took pics of Jongy/ Joe and TC/ Blue but you can't make them out through the dirty glass- or was it lens coz yours has turned out ok- from same place.

I did enjoy punching and kicking those bags- took me back to my karate days. Nice little visualisation exercise. x


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#815832 - 12th Aug 2013 7:28pm Re: Shaftesbury Boys Club [Re: derekdwc]
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haha for a few mins we thought it was strange how joe looks see-through but its just the wooden floor im stood on thats reflected in the window, it just lines up perfect with the table smile
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#815987 - 13th Aug 2013 9:59am Re: Shaftesbury Boys Club [Re: derekdwc]
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Yes a nice catch up ,the photos are very good guys.......
Thanks for the 'brew' Derek.

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